Amoeboid Movement in Chaos Carolinensis

  • Robert D. Allen
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 59)


Amoeboid movement is often regarded as one of the simplest forms of cell motility. However, it consists of even simpler phenomena that either constitute, or are encountered in, other forms of motility, namely cytoplasmic streaming, changes in cell shape, and the formation of temporary locomotor appendages, pseudopodia.


Velocity Profile Cytoplasmic Streaming Magnetic Sphere Cellular Slime Mold Amoeboid Movement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert D. Allen
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  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesDartmouth CollegeHanoverUSA

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